December 2006 Values Update Survey

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UNIVHLTH

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

As I read some programs and proposals that are being discussed in the country today, please tell me whether you strongly favor, favor, oppose, or strongly oppose each. The U.S. government guaranteeing health insurance for all citizens, even if it means raising taxes.
  1) Strongly favor
  2) Favor
  3) Oppose
  4) Strongly oppose
  9) Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Strongly favor 26.7% 26.7%
Favor 39.7% 66.4%
Oppose 17.9% 84.3%
Strongly oppose 11.1% 95.4%
Don't know/Refused 4.5% 99.9%
Total N = 2007

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ TOTAL
Strongly favor 21.2% 27.0% 29.2% 26.5% 31.5% 24.1% 26.8%
Favor 51.8% 39.5% 37.8% 40.3% 39.5% 33.1% 39.9%
Oppose 16.0% 19.6% 16.0% 18.6% 14.4% 21.4% 17.8%
Strongly oppose 9.3% 8.7% 13.4% 10.5% 11.0% 12.7% 11.0%
Don't know/Refused 1.8% 5.2% 3.5% 4.0% 3.6% 8.7% 4.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1969


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Strongly favor 27.3% 26.1% 26.7%
Favor 38.4% 41.0% 39.7%
Oppose 18.9% 17.0% 17.9%
Strongly oppose 11.6% 10.7% 11.1%
Don't know/Refused 3.8% 5.2% 4.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
2007


Education (I-EDUC)

Less than high school High school graduate Some college College graduate and above TOTAL
Strongly favor 21.8% 26.8% 26.1% 29.5% 26.7%
Favor 43.6% 38.9% 41.0% 37.9% 39.8%
Oppose 19.2% 17.7% 18.1% 17.2% 17.9%
Strongly oppose 10.1% 10.7% 12.1% 11.3% 11.1%
Don't know/Refused 5.3% 6.0% 2.6% 4.1% 4.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1994


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent TOTAL
Strongly favor 13.9% 33.9% 29.0% 26.9%
Favor 36.2% 42.6% 39.5% 39.7%
Oppose 27.0% 12.1% 16.6% 17.7%
Strongly oppose 19.6% 6.5% 10.6% 11.5%
Don't know/Refused 3.3% 4.8% 4.2% 4.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1870


Race (I-RACE)

White non-Hispanic Black non-Hispanic Hispanic or other TOTAL
Strongly favor 26.3% 35.6% 23.5% 26.8%
Favor 39.0% 32.9% 46.8% 39.7%
Oppose 18.1% 19.8% 16.0% 17.9%
Strongly oppose 11.8% 10.1% 8.8% 11.1%
Don't know/Refused 4.9% 1.6% 5.0% 4.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1985



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